Foam appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- Now saw ye no mosses or foam, or aroma of roses. So money was won.
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Foam is sometimes a misspelling of form.
The word foam is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.
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Definition of the noun foam
What does foam mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: foams
- a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid
- example: the beer had a thick head of foam
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- synonym of foam: froth
- more generic word: bubble = a hollow globule of gas
- more specific terms:
- shaving foam = toiletry consisting of a liquid preparation containing many small bubbles that soften the beard before shaving
- head = the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container
- lather = the foam resulting from excessive sweating
- soapsuds / lather / suds = the froth produced by soaps or detergents
- spume = foam or froth on the sea
- white water / whitewater = frothy water as in rapids or waterfalls
- a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture
Alternative definition of the noun foam
- A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains.
- [context: by extension] sea foam; [context: figuratively] the sea.
Specialised definition of the noun foam
Glossary of sports
a mass of bubbles of air or gas in a liquid film (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
a light, porous, semirigid or spongy material used for thermal insulation or shock absorption (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)
Definition of the verb foam
What does foam mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: foamed | foaming | foams
- become bubbly or frothy or foaming
- example: The river was foaming
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] There raged a fire [Location - location, but not region] [Verb] with [Theme] The garden abounds with flowers | The garden flowered with roses [Theme] [Verb] The beer foamed [Theme] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] A fire raged in the mountains | Flowers abound in the garden | The voices echoed through the hall [Locative Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] All through the mountains raged a fire
Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): billow, bloom, blossom, blow, breathe, bristle, bulge, burn, cascade, corrode, decay, decompose, effervesce, erode, ferment, fester, fizz, flow, flower, froth, germinate, grow, judder, mold, moult, propagate, rage, respire, ripple, roil, rot, rust, seethe, smoke, smolder, spin, spread, sprout, stagnate, stream, suppurate, sweep, swing, tarnish, trickle, twirl, wilt, wither.
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of foam: effervesce / fizz / form bubbles / froth / sparkle
- more generic word: bubble = form, produce, or emit bubbles
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb foam
- To form or emit foam.
"Foam" is a short documentary film directed by Reem Ali.
- also known as Zabad
- country: Syria
- genre: Documentary film
- released in (9 years ago)
"Foam" is the Mike McClure Band's fourth album. It is the first of the band's albums to be mixed by Joe Hardy. Recorded at the Foam Box in Houston, Texas, the album is a mix of country-influenced rock with lots of instrumental variations. Included on this album is a re-recording of "Floods," from the Great Divide 2000 album, Afterglow: The Will Rogers Sessions.
- Foam: A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid. A bath sponge and the head on a glass of beer are examples of foams. In most foams, the volume of gas is large, with thin films of liquid or solid separating the regions of gas.
- Foam: The use of foam in cuisine has been used in many forms in the history of cooking. For example, whipped cream, meringue, and mousse are all foams. In these cases, the incorporation of air or another gas creates a lighter texture and/or different mouth feel.
- Foam describes itself as "a network of transdisciplinary labs for speculative culture". The networked, Brussels-based collective constitutes a group of designers, scientists, cooks, artists, engineers and gardeners who share an interest in taking knowledge from their respective areas of expertise and applying it in new public contexts. Guided by the motto "Grow your own worlds," the practice of this multidisciplinary research group aims at integrating principles of ethical living, sustainable design and eco-technology. FoAM's overall mission is shaped by its various participating artists and technologists, who have sensed a need for mediation between the artistic and the scientific worlds.
Phrases with Foam
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Foam
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Measurement, Theory, and Applications by Stanley Hartland
Static Methods Foam is a dispersion of gas bubbles in a liquid, in which each bubble dimension falls within the range of...
by Andrei D. Polyanin, A.M. Kutepov, D.A. Kazenin, A.V. Vyazmin
Foam is a technological medium commonly encountered in various branches of industry such as chemical, biotechnological, mining, and food industries. In column bubblers, which comprise an important class of apparatuses for exchange ...
Foams and Emulsions (2013)
by J.F. Sadoc, N. Rivier
Thus, a foam is a topological pattern in statistical equilibrium, the local, microscopic variable n attached to an individual cell being shuffled by topological collisions, like ...
From Nanoscience to Catalysis, Separation, Optics, Energy, and Life Science by B.-L. Su, Clement Sanchez, Xiao-Yu Yang
Bi-liquid foam is a powerful tool to generate hierarchical porosity when combined with lyotropic mesophases, and various synthetic routes have been reviewed by Cooper et al. . In order to enlarge the resulting macroporous solids ...
Unbelievable Facts and Astounding Trivia on Movies, Music, Crime, Celebrities, History, and More by Jamie Frater
However, the foam is a very important part of the beer. The foamy “head,” as it is called, is formed by a complex carbon-dioxide reaction and can say a lot about the quality of the beer. Many stout beers, Guinness in particular, are characterized ...
Flash + After Effects (2013)
Add Broadcast Features to Your Flash designs by Chris Jackson
55: Foam is a 3D particle generator that creates bubbles. Blue outlines of bubbles come out of the red ...
Metal Foams (2013)
Fundamentals and Applications by Nihad Dukhan
Another major difference between traditional porous media and metal foam is the porosity; traditional porous media have porosities generally less than 60%, while metal foam can have porosities well over 90%.
Broiler Breeder Production (2010)
by S. Leeson, J. D. Summers
Polyurethane foam is an ideal material for retrofit insulation. The foam can be sprayed onto existing surfaces, and is particularly useful in insulating roofs. If foam is applied to the outside of the roof, then it usually needs some protective cover, ...
The Abomination by Adaluncatif Melchizedek
The deviation of energy out of it is refered to as a vacuum fluctuation but this is a misnomer as the quantum foam consists of black and white holes. The quantum foam is a co-chaotic system so the vacuum fluctuation has a counterpart which ...
by Rakesh K. Gupta
INTRODUCTION A foam is a two-phase system made up of gas bubbles trapped in a liquid; the desired quantity of bubbles of the requisite shape and size may be generated by any one of several methods. Often the gas volume fraction is ...
by CTI Reviews
A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid ...
by Jack Cazes
Batch sample loading Foam CCC of BC components was initiated by simultaneously introducing distilled water through the liquid feed line at the tail and nitrogen gas through the gas feed line at the head into the rotating column, while the ...
The Environment Dictionary (1998)
by David D. Kemp
FOAM 154 twice a year. The aboriginal inhabitants of the Hudson Bay area in northern Canada, for example, participated in a spring and autumn goose hunt, made possible by the presence of major flyways along the west and east coasts of ...
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
Scattered like dusts and leaves, when the mighty blasts of October seize them — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Scattered like foam along the wave —George Croly Scattered like foam on the torrent —Percy Bysshe Shelley Scattered like mown ...
by Deepika Bhutani
Foam - A collection of minute bubbles formed on the surface of liquid by agitation, fermentation, etc. - The boy was overjoyed Example to see foam on a glass of beer. Fog - A cloudlike mass or layer of minute water droplets or ice crystals near ...
The Encyclopedia of Surfing (2005)
by Matt Warshaw
polyurethane foam Light, rigid, gritty, chemical- based material molded into ready-to-shape surfboard shaped blanks; the core element for the vast majority of surfboards ...
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Usage statistics about foam
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun foam:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb foam:
Photos about Foam
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Amazing foam art at Reissue Cafe, Harajuku
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The foam pattern is an interesting record of extrinsic factors (stripes due to sips) and intrinsic factors (coarsening of the bubbles, drying, surface tension).
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- Kidde foam
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- Sunshine foam
foam on Sunshine Beach Qld after a storm
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- Beer foam
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- Packaging foam
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- Windblown Foam
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- Lasercut ESD Foam
Took about 5 passes.
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- The foam column
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- Windblown Foam
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- Packaging foam
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Video language resources about Foam
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- Foam Meaning
Video shows what foam means. A substance composed of a large collection of bubbles or their solidified remains.. Sea foam; the sea.. foam pronunciation.
- Ford Expedition Foam Explanation Video
Your foam looks fine... until you take off the cover.
- Foam roller explanation
Foam Rolling A way to perform Self Myofascial Release (SMR) Fascia is a connective tissue that surrounds and connects your muscles, tendons, ligaments.
- Slang leeg maken met foam pig
via YouTube Capture.
- Explanation of stone, vapor barrier, and foam under foundation - Degnan 2012 Parade home
Explanation of stone, vapor barrier, and foam under foundation for the 2012 Degnan design builders parade home. Comfortable, dry basements.
- A Scientific Explanation for How Beer Foam Prevents You from Getting "Sloshed"
In this web-only video, Prof. Vinay Gupta of the USF Dept. of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering explains how foam keeps you from spilling beer. (Video shot ...
- Monster Foam failure explanation
- The meaning of the word 'foam'
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = PVC foam
- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = Foam cementing services
- Description of CNC foam cutter, Hotwire, Multi-Wire CNC Foam Cutter, CNC Contour Cutters 02B
- Preschool - Language Arts, Grammar game: Foam people "verbs" and actions.
Ideas for early learning.
- Foam Roller Use-Brief Description
- Corrective foam rolling. (Brief description)
- Christmas - Alphabet Advent Calendar, letter A: Match Angel Adjective words. Angel foam figures.
Ideas for early learning during Christmas.
- Description of Multi-Wire CNC Foam Cutter, CNC Contour Cutters, Hot Wire Styrofoam Cutter
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Quotes about Foam
Scrabble value of F4O1A1M3
The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of FOAM
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